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A chilly Morton Arboretum Troll Hunt

I checked out a book during my Elmhurst stay that had to be returned in Elmhurst, and since I was “out West” I took a drive to the Morton Arboretum, where the Troll Hunt is on display. Of course after a perfectly sunny day, I picked the one on which a hailstorm erupted as I […]

Botanical Garden Art Fair

Before the Black Cloud Gallery, I perused the lovely Botanical Garden Art Fair. This fair just returned after a 10-year hiatus, and it is a lovely one. Since it is held in the Chicago Botanic¬†Garden, the theme is directed toward art work related to this habitat. Painters such as Gerardo Valerio Trigueros exhibited their canvases […]

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Fourth of July! This has always been a profound weekend for me where I declared “independence” in some way shape or form. From too much loyalty to a job to bad food habits to waiting for someone to travel with to go places. Red White and Blue are my fatherland colors too so I […]

Pop-up Botany

Hello dear readers. I’ve gathered more books about the Greek life and will post more travel tales soon. Today, it’s about pop-ups though. On Friday I took a Pop-Up Flower Garden Card Workshop at the Chicago Botanic Garden. I always love an excuse to visit the Botanic Garden, which is such a Chicago gem. I […]